Trustees

Markle Hall

September 20, 2010

Working Group Invites Perspectives on Greek Life at Lafayette

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The College’s Working Group on Greek Life and the Campus Community invites the thoughts and opinions of all members of the College community, including alumni, related to Greek life at Lafayette. The working group for months has been involved in examining many aspects of the College’s fraternity and sorority program and its impact on the [...]

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September 3, 2010

Patient, Inspiring, and Smart, Joe Maddon ’76 Receives Degree after 38 Years

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“We play the liberal arts style of baseball,” said Joe Maddon ’76, manager of the Tampa Bay Rays. “We do a little bit of everything right. It’s the effort and grinding that makes the team successful. That’s our style and that’s how we win.” He made these comments on the occasion of being awarded an [...]

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June 22, 2010

Former Trustee Ralph E. Ward Jr. ’50 Dies

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He had received an honorary degree from Lafayette and its George Washington Kidd Award Ralph E. Ward Jr. ’50, a member of Lafayette’s Board of Trustees from 1972-82 and an internationally known businessman, died Oct. 7. He received an honorary Doctor of Laws degree from the College in 1980. The Alumni Association honored him with [...]

President Daniel Weiss

June 10, 2010

Reunion Report: President Daniel H. Weiss Addresses the State of the College

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Lafayette prevails. That was the message College President Daniel H. Weiss gave to a group of about 100 gathered in the Oechsle Hall auditorium to hear “The Plan for Lafayette.” In his presentation and the ensuing question-and-answer session June 6 during Reunion, Weiss spoke frankly about the challenges the College has had to contend with [...]

Arthur Rothkopf '55

June 9, 2010

Rothkopf ’55 To Retire from U.S. Chamber of Commerce

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Arthur J. Rothkopf ’55, president emeritus of the College, will retire as senior vice president and counselor to the president of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce at the end of July. Rothkopf joined the chamber in July 2005 after serving 12 years as Lafayette’s 15th president. He leads the chamber’s Education and Workforce initiative, including [...]

Edward W. Ahart '69

June 8, 2010

New Board Chair and Trustees Elected at Lafayette

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Edward W. Ahart ’69, managing partner and chairman of the law firm of Schenck, Price, Smith & King LLP, Florham Park, N.J., has been elected chair of Lafayette’s Board of Trustees. In addition, two alumni have been elected to the Board and will begin five-year terms July 1. They are Judson C. (Jud) Linville ’79, [...]

Lafayette College

November 15, 2009

Memorial Service Honors Trustee Emeritus Robert L. Yohe ’58

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Trustee emeritus Robert L. Yohe ’58, vice chair of the search committee that recommended the hiring of President Daniel H. Weiss, died Oct. 13, 2009. Yohe served on Lafayette’s Board of Trustees from 1992-07, when he was elected to emeritus status. He was the board’s vice chair from 2004-07, vice chair and chair of its [...]

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October 14, 2009

Stephen D. Pryor ’71, President of ExxonMobil Chemical Company, Will Address Sophomore Engineering Majors

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Stephen D. Pryor ’71, president of ExxonMobil Chemical Company, will speak with sophomore engineering majors about “What Employers are Looking for in the 21st Century Engineer” 8 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 22, in the auditorium of Lafayette’s Kirby Hall of Civil Rights. Pryor, a member of the College’s Board of Trustees, became president of ExxonMobil Chemical [...]

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October 14, 2009

Dedication Ceremony for Scott Hall Will Be Held Oct. 23

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The College’s newest academic facility is named for Trustee Emeritus Walter ’59 and Kate Scott in appreciation for their generous support of student and faculty achievement A dedication ceremony for Scott Hall, the College’s newest academic facility, will be held 4:30 p.m. Friday, Oct. 23. The Office of Dean of the College moved from Markle [...]

Lafayette College

June 2, 2009

Three Alumni Elected to Board of Trustees

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Mary Stengel Austen ’86, Donald E. Morel ’79, and S. Kent Rockwell ’66 will begin five-year terms July 1 Mary Stengel Austen ’86, Donald E. Morel ’79, and S. Kent Rockwell ’66 were elected to the Board of Trustees May 22 and will begin five-year terms July 1. Austen is president and CEO of Tierney [...]